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Tag: Tournament Strategy

10 More Hold'em Tips: Overbetting

Though used rarely, overbetting -- that is, betting near the size of the pot or even more -- can be a good no-limit hold'em play for a variety of reasons.

Conquering the 888 Steps on 888poker

"Steps"-style satellite tournaments like the 888 Steps on 888poker provide a unique opportunity to play higher buy-in events without much risk.

Six Ways of Correcting a Common Poker Probability Error

Robert Woolley addresses a commonly made mistake regarding poker probability and thinking about your chances of hitting a needed out when on a draw.

Paying Attention at the Tables: Learn to Sharpen Your Post-Fold Focus

We all know it's important to play attention at the poker tables, even after folding a hand. But where exactly should we be focusing our attention?

10 More Hold'em Tips: Stealing and Restealing

A review of what to consider when attempting to steal the blinds in no-limit hold'em, as well as the art of restealing when others attempt to steal.

Hosting an Awesome Poker Game at Home: Who to Invite

Ashley Adams discusses things to consider to when inviting people to your home poker game -- and when trying to keep the game going regularly.

Why Taking the Advice to Play More Aggressively Can Be Dangerous

Poker pro Ben Yu discusses an interesting World Poker Tour final table hand in which he found himself up against a player coaches to play more aggressively.

10 More Hold'em Tips: Should You Ever Limp-Reraise?

A discussion of "limp-reraising" in no-limit hold'em -- that is, limping in before the flop, then once a player raises behind you responding with a reraise.

Jonathan Little Combats a Maniacal Opponent's Extreme Aggression

In this video, Jonathan Little analyzes a hand from an EPT event in which he tried to combat a loose-aggressive maniac's extreme aggression.

Playing with PokerCam on 888Poker to Benefit Your Game

888poker's PokerCam tables offer a unique hybrid of online and live poker that provides many benefits by upping the entertainment and educational value.

Three Lesser-Known Poker Rules You Can Use to Your Advantage

Invoking a rule at the poker table can be done to give you a tactical advantage -- worth doing when the stakes are high, though not as much in casual games.

What is the Biggest Difference Between Live and Online Poker?

Live poker and online poker have so many differences they almost seem completely distinct games. What's the biggest difference between live and online?

Hosting an Awesome Poker Game at Home: The Poker Table

A first step toward hosting a great home game is to have a good, suitable poker table. Poker author Ashley Adams reviews some table options.

Hand Review: Stuck With a Small Pair in a Super High Roller

A small pair creates big trouble in a hand between Brian Green and Jack Salter from the 2016 $111,111 High Roller for One Drop final table.

10 More Hold'em Tips: The Float Play

Explaining the "float play," a postflop move in no-limit hold'em that involves calling with a weak hand with an intention to bluff on a later street.

Call or Raise? Going for Thin Value on the River

Jonathan Little reviews a hand in which he rivers a set with both straights and flushes possible, and has to decide whether to call or raise for thin value.

10 More Hold'em Tips: The Stop-and-Go

The "stop-and-go" play can be an effective option for short-stacked players in tournaments, giving them an extra chance to survive.

Handling the Ups and Downs of Low Stakes Poker

Nathan Williams ("Crushing the Microstakes," "Modern Small Stakes") explains how to handle the swings at the lower stakes as well as how to control them.

10 More Hold'em Tips: Making the Squeeze Play

The "squeeze play" is a preflop bluff involving multiple players that requires understanding your opponents and the conditions needed to make the play work.